Jimi Hendrix back in 1970. He is still considered one of the most gifted guitar players of all time. Rock musician Jimi Hendrix died in September of 1970. Like too many musicians before him, he lost his grip on reality and succumbed to a heavy drug addiction... He died at the age of 27.
'Club 27': These Performers All Passed Away At The Same Age
They were some of the greatest artists in history, but their talent is not the only thing they have in common. Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Anton Yelchin and many more gifted musicians and actors died when they were just twenty-seven years old.
They were some of the most popular artists of the century, but they weren't just known for their amazing talents... Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin and so many other all died at the age of 27! Check out the gallery to find out what other artists belonged to "Club 27"...